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  • US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

    The Justice Department on Wednesday cleared a white former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but also issued a scathing report calling for sweeping changes in city law enforcement practices it called...
  • Beltsville man, 35, to be charged in Maryland shooting spree

    Beltsville man, 35, to be charged in Maryland shooting spree
    The seemingly random shootings picked up steam, with four over 48 hours this week after one last week. Once ballistics tests indicated a single gunman might be responsible, area law enforcement agencies were put on alert. Within hours, Anne Arundel...
  • Shooting of L.A. homeless man underscores risks, decisions police face

    Shooting of L.A. homeless man underscores risks, decisions police face
    The death of a homeless man in downtown L.A.'s skid row on Sunday has received wide coverage, both in this city and around the world. This comes at a time of heightened sensitivity to officer-involved shootings, with prominent situations last year in...
  • In Win For Aaron Hernandez, Judge Refuses To Allow Jurors To Hear Previous Shooting Claim

    In Win For Aaron Hernandez, Judge Refuses To Allow Jurors To Hear Previous Shooting Claim
    Defense attorneys for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez notched a win Wednesday morning when Judge E. Susan Garsh ruled for the second time that information on his alleged involvement in a Florida shooting cannot be presented to the...
  • Timeline of events after fatal police shooting in Ferguson

    A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. ___ AUG. 9 — Michael Brown and a companion, both black, are confronted by an officer as they walk back to Brown's...
  • Police: Man kills 3 at Vegas apartments before shooting self

    Police: Man kills 3 at Vegas apartments before shooting self
    Police say a 21-year-old man shot and killed his wife and two other people at a Las Vegas apartment complex before turning the gun on himself. Authorities said the gunman was in extremely critical condition Wednesday after the shooting, which happened...
  • Prosecutors can't bring up Florida shooting in ex-NFLer case

    Prosecutors in the Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will not be allowed to introduce evidence about the shooting of a Hernandez friend in Florida a few months before the killing, a judge ruled Wednesday....
  • Police: Man kills 3 at Vegas apartments before shooting self

    Police say a 21-year-old man shot and killed his wife and two other people at a Las Vegas apartment complex before turning the gun on himself. Authorities said the gunman was in extremely critical condition Wednesday after the shooting, which happened...
  • 2 killed in shootings at California nightclub, gas station

    Two people were killed and five others were wounded in shootings at a Southern California nightclub and a nearby gas station early Wednesday, authorities said. Gunfire erupted as up to 200 people filed out of Stinger's nightclub on the south side of...
  • Police officer shot and killed near Atlanta called 'a genuine guy'

    ATLANTA In the cover of darkness, shrouded by a dense fog, accused cop killer Amanuel Menghesha took to the normally quiet streets of his south Fulton neighborhood early Wednesday with a high-powered rifle and began firing. Alfred Printup wasn't at home,...
  • Shootings recall deadlier D.C sniper rampage of 2002

    Shootings recall deadlier D.C sniper rampage of 2002
    When Paul LaRuffa was shot Sept. 5, 2002, after he closed his restaurant in Clinton for the night, his assailants were not yet known, much less infamous. It would take five killings over the course of 17 hours the next month before it became clear that...